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Valérie Monfort
LAMIH Valenciennes UMR CNRS 8201

Brief Bio
Valérie Monfort is an Assistant Professor, University of Paris1 Panthéon Sorbonne France and researcher in LAMIH UMR CNRS 8201. Before starting an academic carrier she works for 20 years in industry as an architect for big companies as: IBM, Airbus, Bouygues Telecom, BNP, MMAetc. Her research topics are Web semantics, context, MDD, SOA, social networks and BPI.

Karl-Heinz Krempels
RWTH Aachen University

Brief Bio
Karl-Heinz Krempels studied computer science at RWTH Aachen University. He received a doctoral degree (2009) in Computer Science from RWTH Aachen University for works on Agent-based Scheduling and Timetabling. He worked as research associate in several national and international projects on knowledge-based planning, agent technology, timetabling, health care, human-computer interaction. He joined to the Database and Information Systems Group at RWTH Aachen University as Postdoc in summer 2010 and is continuing his research on timetabling, intelligent distribued systems, mobility info mation systems, and mobile navigation systems. Since 2015 he is also the head of the Intelligent Mobility Group at Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Systems FIT, Sankt Augustin, Germany. ... More >>


Program Co-Chairs

Tim A. Majchrzak
University of Agder

Brief Bio
Tim A. Majchrzak is an associate professor at the Department of Information Systems at the University of Agder in Kristiansand, Norway. He received BSc and MSc degrees in Information Systems and a PhD in economics (Dr. rer. pol.) from the University of Münster, Germany. His research comprises both technical and organizational aspects of software engineering, often in the context of Web technologies and Mobile Computing. He has also published work on several interdisciplinary Information Systems topics. Tim´s research projects typically have an interface to industry or society. He is member of the IEEE, the IEEE Computer Society, and the Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. ... More >>

Ziga Turk
University of Ljubljana, Slovenia / Reflection Group

Brief Bio
Žiga Turk is professor of design communication at the University of Ljubljana and Secretary General of the Reflection Group on the Future of Europe (the "Gonzales wise men group") in Brussels. He was a minister for Growth in the Government of Slovenia and national Lisbon Strategy Coordinator during the Slovenian presidency of the EU. Dr. Turk was a visiting professor or lecturer in Stockholm, Zagreb, Istanbul and Cork. He has written over 120 scientific papers on the topic of the use of information and communication technology in construction, on representing design information, on d sign communication, open access scientific communication and on philosophical foundations of CAD. Since 1994 he was taking part in the Framework research projects, two larger ones he also coordinated. In the early 1990s he did pioneering work in Web search engines (evolving into CNET’s shareware.com) and in the introduction of the Web to the construction industry. ... More >>